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Bank Level 3
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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£12.67 per hour (inc. WTD pay) + enhancements
Salary period
31/03/2024 23:59

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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust logo

Bank Healthcare Assistant Level 3 (Year 2/3 Children's Student Nurses)

Bank Level 3

Job overview

  • This role is for 2nd/3rd Year Children's Student Nurses only - any other applications will not considered

The World doesn’t need Superheroes, it needs Incredible People!

£12.67 per hour plus enhancements for unsociable hours

As a student, do you want to gain clinical experience in a warm and welcoming NHS Trust?

Do you want to "Earn whilst you Learn" with Specialist Nursing Services within our Children and Families Division ?

If you have clinical and communication skills to support Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) in providing ‘Safe High-Quality Care’ we would like to welcome you to our Temporary Staffing Trust Bank

BCHC are now looking to support Children’s Student Nurses to work within a community setting as Bank Health Care Assistants providing care to Children in homes and at school,. To support your application, ensure your university is listed as ‘most recent employer’ and provide placement details

Joining the bank as a student nurse will give you first-hand healthcare experience to provide person centred care and allow you to work flexibly around your studies/ placements. This will give you the opportunity to gain experience within different areas, identify areas of expertise or specialities which you enjoy and the chance to “Earn whilst you Learn”.

You decide where you would like to work and then choose from the available shifts to suit your individual needs

Main duties of the job

The  Specialist Nursing Service works over 7 days within shift patterns covering 24/7

The role involves working as part of a Community Multidisciplinary Team to implement programmes of Care, as planned by Registered Nurses and HCAs. You will assist to monitor and provide treatment, care , ensuring that relevant activity data is input.

You will perform a range of community care procedures and clinical observations of care e.g. blood pressure monitoring, catheter care, urinalysis, measure and fitting of equipment accurately etc. and observe, monitor, document and report any changes in the patient’s condition to a senior member of the team by using your own judgement and initiative skills.

The role requires to facilitate the continuity of patient care by working in partnership with the wider health and social care economy.

You will have access to a registered professional for support and participate in courses with in-house training to develop competencies associated with role

Working for our organisation

BCHC provide high quality community and specialist services within Birmingham and the West Midlands. We deliver over 100 clinical services, out in people’s homes and in over 200 healthcare settings for adults, children, people with learning disabilities, those with rehabilitation needs and also dental services. One of our key objectives is to be ‘a great place to work’ enabling everyone within the organisation to be the best that they can be. 


  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
  • Also ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully; particularly that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information on the role, please see the attached assignment brief

Visit our website for further details about Birmingham Community Healthcare including our Trust values which are :-

  • Caring
  • Open
  • Respectful
  • Responsible
  • Inclusive. 

We look forward to receiving your application!

Person specification

Qualifications / Training

Essential criteria
  • Qualifications / Training


Essential criteria
  • Experience


Essential criteria
  • Skills/Knowledge/Other

Essential- must score

Essential criteria
  • Without justifiable acknowledgement, no gaps in employment and/or no period of time not in healthcare over 18 months

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Ruth Goldingay
Job title
Temporary Staffing Clinical Manager
Email address
[email protected]